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Jan 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
, randy weston, steve earle, randall robinson, and others. and we pay tribute to the late adrienne rich, whitney houston, and mark the centennial the birth of woody guthrie. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. today, and a "democracy now!" special, looking back at 2012. we look at art, culture, and resistance. we begin with rattle robinson, founder and past president of transafrica, a law professor at pennsylvania state university, most recent book "makada" said at the dawn of the civil rights era following a young man coming of age in segregated richmond, virginia. through his blind grandmother and her visions, he discovers her his race and africa. he came to our studios on the eve of dr. king's birthday to talk about his new novel. he lives now in st. kitts. >> when i was a child growing up in richmond, virginia, we were called negros. no one i knew we were called that. no one knew the province of that word. it had no connection to what we might have been before we were blocked from review by that
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
is why this whole debate about the fiscal cliff, as steve baker says, has elements that are commerical. >> congressman, in your response, you link the war machine to the battles at home over domestic spending. could you talk about your efforts to gather with congressman ron paul to demand an inquiry into the justification of drone attacks? >> absolutely. this whole idea of drone wars in proliferated across the world without congress having anything to say about it, without any accountability whatsoever, is against the constitution of the united states and against international law. if any other nation sent a drawn over the u.s., they would have hell to pay, we would see it as an act of war. we are increasingly committing acts of war against other nations -- yemen most recently -- and we're not seeing any accountability at all. congress has a role to play both on the budget side and constitutionally. so we're just trying to get the ministration involved in getting information to congress so we can see the extent of exposure the american people have to this proliferation of wa
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